1979 European Cup Winners' Cup Final

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1979 European Cup Winners' Cup Final
Event 1978–79 European Cup Winners' Cup
after extra time
Date 16 May 1979
Venue St. Jakob Stadium, Basel
Referee Károly Palotai (Hungary)
Attendance 58,000

The 1979 European Cup Winners' Cup Final was a football match contested between Barcelona of Spain and Fortuna Düsseldorf of West Germany. It was held at St. Jakob Stadium in Basel on May 16, 1979 (the venue was decided in Bern by the UEFA Executive Committee on 27 September 1978),[1] Switzerland, and was the final match of the 1978–79 European Cup Winners' Cup and the 19th European Cup Winners' Cup Final. Barcelona won 4–3 after goals from José Vicente Sánchez, Juan Manuel Asensi, Carles Rexach, and Hans Krankl.

Route to the final[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 1978–79 European Cup Winners' Cup.
Spain Barcelona Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Soviet Union Shakhter Donetsk 4–1 3–0 (H) 1–1 (A) First round Romania Universitatea Craiova 5–4 4–3 (A) 1–1 (H)
Belgium Anderlecht 3–3 (4–1 p) 0–3 (A) 3–0 (a.e.t.) (H) Second round Scotland Aberdeen 3–2 3–0 (H) 0–2 (A)
England Ipswich Town 2–2 (a) 1–2 (A) 1–0 (H) Quarter-finals Switzerland Servette 1–1 (a) 0–0 (H) 1–1 (A)
Belgium Beveren 2–0 1–0 (H) 1–0 (A) Semi-finals Czechoslovakia Baník Ostrava 4–3 3–1 (H) 1–2 (A)

Match details[edit]

16 May 1979
Barcelona Spain 4–3 (a.e.t.) Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
Sánchez Goal 5'
Asensi Goal 34'
Rexach Goal 104'
Krankl Goal 111'
Report T. Allofs Goal 8'
Seel Goal 41' Goal 114'
St. Jakob Stadium, Basel
Attendance: 58,000
Referee: Károly Palotai (Hungary)
Fortuna Düsseldorf
GK 1 Spain Pedro Artola
DF 2 Argentina Rafael Zuvíria
DF 3 Spain Migueli
DF 4 Spain Quique Costas Substituted off 68'
DF 5 Spain José Albaladejo Substituted off 57'
MF 8 Spain Tente Sánchez
MF 6 Netherlands Johan Neeskens
MF 10 Spain Juan Manuel Asensi Captain sports.svg
FW 7 Spain Carles Rexach
FW 9 Austria Hans Krankl
FW 11 Spain Francisco Carrasco
MF 14 Spain Francisco Martínez Substituted in 68'
DF 12 Spain Jesús de la Cruz Substituted in 57'
Spain Joaquim Rifé
GK 1 Germany Jörg Daniel
DF 5 Germany Heiner Baltes
DF 3 Germany Gerd Zewe Captain sports.svg
DF 4 Germany Gerd Zimmermann Substituted off 4'
DF 2 Germany Dieter Brei Substituted off 24'
MF 6 Germany Egon Köhnen
MF 7 Germany Hubert Schmitz
MF 9 Germany Rudi Bommer
FW 8 Germany Thomas Allofs
FW 10 Germany Klaus Allofs
FW 11 Germany Wolfgang Seel
FW 12 Denmark Fleming Lund Substituted in 4'
MF 13 Germany Josef Weikl Substituted in 24'
Germany Hans-Dieter Tippenhauer


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